‘Midsommar’ Director’s Cut Gives Us More of What We Love to Hate

“Why men great ‘til they gotta be great?” — Lizzo, 2019 C.E.

Relatable. (Still: Midsommar, 2019)

Ari Aster’s Midsommar is a film with plenty of horror archetypes to cement it firmly in the genre: Three generally unlikable guys, a foreign (to American audiences) hottie, and a bereft and expressive young woman head into the backwoods (or fields?) of Europe to see the secretive rites of a…